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Big Stone Gap Independence Day Extravaganza

fri30jun5:00 pmfri11:00 pmBig Stone Gap Independence Day Extravaganza5:00 pm - 11:00 pm(GMT-04:00) Phone(276) 523-2303 Event Type Holiday Events

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Event Details

A 5-day celebration leading up to July 4th – The Town of Big Stone Gap is painted red, white, and, blue as the celebration for our country’s independence is honored. Live music performances by area bands, food vendors from all over Southwest Virginia, games, inflatables, races, contests, and more! An event for all ages leading up to the 4th of July parade and a huge outdoor concert at Bullitt Park. The celebration concludes at dusk with one of the greatest fireworks displays around!

2023 Big Stone Gap Independence Day Extravaganza

Event Schedule:


  • Annual Dessert Creation & Hot Dog Eating Contest sponsored by Country Kitchen @ The Visitor Center. Prizes awarded for winners of both competitions. Dessert Creation Contest starts at 5 pm followed by the Hot Dog Eating Contest at 6 pm
  • BEACH GAMES BLOCK PARTY– With the giant beach set up, come on out and play Volleyball and compete in a Corn Hole Tournament. After dark LIMBO for all!
  • THE BAND IN THE SAND –Come on down to the GIANT SAND BOX and run your toes through the sand while you kick back and enjoy a cold drink while listening to live summer music!